Archive for January, 2021

Whose Festival Is It Anyway?

Whose Festival Is It Anyway?

Cockburn conference questions role of the Festivals in Edinburgh

The news this week that the Book Festival is to move from its original home in Charlotte Square to the Art College is a timely reminder of the impermanence of our annual cultural binge.

January 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s L20 artists

Lyceum’s L20 artists

All 21 Lyceum L20 artists announced

The Lyceum has announced the 21 creatives have been invited to join the pilot year of its multi-discipline artists attachment programme, L20, which will run through 2021.

January 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Islander on Radio 4

Islander on Radio 4

Award-winning musical hits the airwaves

Amy Draper’s two-hander musical Islander, a sell-out hit at the Fringe of 2019, has had a new interpretation for radio and is available on BBC Sounds.

January 27, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Bookfest Moves

Bookfest Moves

Bookfest to move to College of Art

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is to make a permanent move to the Edinburgh College of Art on Lauriston Place from this year’s event, running Sat 14 to Mon 30 August 2021.

January 27, 2021 | By | 2 Replies More
Remembering Andy Gray

Remembering Andy Gray

Memories of the comic genius who was Andy Gray

The news of Andy Gray’s death over the weekend has prompted an outpouring of sorrow, all the more heartfelt because the memories of those who knew him are so joyful.

January 18, 2021 | By | 4 Replies More
Andy Gray RIP

Andy Gray RIP

Panto pal dies
All Edinburgh Theatre is devastated to have to report the death of Andy Gray, the star of many King’s Theatre pantomimes.

January 18, 2021 | By | 3 Replies More
Lyceum extends Xmas

Lyceum extends Xmas

Xmas shows available through January

The Lyceum has extended the on-demand availability of its twelve Christmas Tales through to the end of January.

January 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres new £800K Covid funds

Cap Theatres new £800K Covid funds

Capital Theatres gets share of extra £3m Scot Gov funding

Capital Theatres is one of three Scottish performing arts organisations to benefit from their share of £3 million additional emergency Covid-19 support.

January 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s home theatre experience

Lyceum’s home theatre experience

Sound Stage offers “at home theatre experience”

A new play by Mark Ravenhill is to open Sound Stage, the Lyceum’s latest experimental online theatre season of eight new premieres from leading Scottish and British playwrights, presented in an immersive audio theatre setting.

January 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Bedknobs & Broomsticks for Fest Theatre

Bedknobs & Broomsticks for Fest Theatre

World Premiere adaptation tours to Edinburgh in 2022

The new musical production of Bedknobs and Broomsticks is set to tour to Edinburgh’s Festival theatre in 2022, after visiting Glasgow’s King’s in November this year.

January 7, 2021 | By | Reply More